Lexus hybrid sales exceed half-million mark

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Worldwide sales of Lexus hybrids have surpassed the 500k point. The brand has shifted more than 506,000 hybrids since the RX400h – the world’s first production full hybrid luxury SUV – went on sale in 2005. The UK accounts for 6.4 per cent of all Lexus hybrids sold globally (32,704 units) and between January and [.]. Lexus hybrid

More information on hybrid sales slump

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Yesterday we told you how hybrid sales continued their downward trend in the US. Today we have more information with a breakdown of those sales. Overall, reported sales of hybrids dropped 45.5 per cent year-on-year to 21,735 even though it incorporated a full month’s sales for new vehicles such as the Honda Insight, as well as the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan Hybrids. Meanwhile, the Ford Escape and Mariner hybrids saw sales drop by 40.5

Best Selling Hybrid SUV for 2009

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2009 won’t end up being a record year for hybrid vehicle sales, but considering the circumstances it would be fair to say that hybrids have held their own. Lexus RX400h (10,089). In 2008, the Toyota Highlander actually beat them both but sales this year are down nearly 50%. Overall hybrid sales for ‘09 are down about 14% compared to this time last year, while auto sales in general are down nearly twice that amount (27%).

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